Lead Scrum Master

Job ID 18084
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
10,000,000 to 12,000,000 + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Japanese Level
Advanced (JLPT Level 1)
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date
ASAP
Location
Tokyo
Job Type
Permanent
Salary
10,000,000 to 12,000,000 + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Japanese Level
Advanced (JLPT Level 1)
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date
ASAP
Location
Tokyo

Description

 

One of our Fortune500, Global Insurance Clients is looking for a talented Lead Scrum Master in the Technology Services Group.

 

The Technology Services group is looking for a Lead Scrum Master who can:

- Lead to build the agile organization to accelerate the business growth and improve the competitiveness in the insurance market.

- Lead Scrum Master acts as a coach to transform teams or projects into the better version of themselves.

- Also Lead Scrum Master is expected to be an agile evangelist in the organization to promote Agile not only as a methodology but as a way of working and make it a part of the company culture.

If you have the right skillset, you are encouraged to apply for this role.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Scrum Master as a coach of teams/projects

- Coach teams/projects to enhance the performance and measure it with actionable KPIs. Act as a servant leader to transform the team to be better.

- Own the team process by understanding it end-to end and make it visible.

- Guide the team on using Agile practices to improve themselves and maximize value.

- Facilitate Scrum Events and workshops with clear objectives to reach their goals.

- Help the team to remove impediments and protect them.

 

Agile evangelist in the organization

- Promote Agile and increase the awareness. Coach managements when requires.

- Lead by example

- Work with other IT functions, business departments and project managers to bridge Agile approach and traditional processes and remove impediments including challenging internal government processes

- Lead and take an active role in Agile. Coach other Scrum Masters and make an active Scrum Master community.

- Keep an interactive communication with their Global and implementing their success stories / best practices into MLJ and promote their to Global sharing our success stories. Ensure MLJ Agile transformation aligns with global strategy.

 

【Company Details】
Global insurance company with over 40 years of experience in Japan with strengths in various sales channels and product lineup. The company focuses on creating diverse environments including but not limited to promoting the appointment of women.

【Working Hours】
9:00 - 18:00(Mon - Fri)(Work from home due to COVID)

【Holidays】
Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays, Year-end and New Year Holidays, Paid Holidays, Other Special Holidays

【Services / Benefits】

Social insurance, Transportation Fee, No smoking indoors allowed (Designated smoking area), etc.

 

 

Required Skills

- 10 years or more of business experience related to the system development or IT projects

- Experience as a Scrum Master or an Agile coach for at least 3 years

- Excellent communication and facilitation skill

- Logical approach and problem-solving ability

- Excellent mentoring, coaching and persuasion skill

- Ability to adapt depending on the audience (technical experts, business departments, managements etc...)

- Mastery of Agile Practices

- Mastery of Agile project management methods and associated tools (Visual management, Agile indicators, Agile KPI)

- Mastery of Scrum and Kanban practices

- Mastery of Product Management techniques (Product Vision, Story Mapping, and Product Backlog) and Value based prioritization.